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the president's home on the south side before the first family left the city to get back to washington. the president reached out to party leaders on both sides of the aisle to get a jumpstart on the tough work coming up. meanwhile, the enthusiasm at the hyde park neighborhood is much different today than four years ago supporters are happy and relieved that he won reelection and at the same time they say they expect better results during his second term in celebration of another win for the famous neighbor free breakfast this morning at the diner one of barack obama's favorite hyde park restaurants but as supporters enjoy the victory day expressed immediate concern the president won't get much done with the republican controlled house of representatives. about 100 enthusiastic supporters cheered and chanted hoping the president might come out and shake some hands they had to settle for a quick wave as his motorcade passed by at about 130 those we spoke with say they're happy one and are hopeful that his second term will be more productive. we will give him a little more time. >> i th
. is mounting, first reports of used campaign funds to decorate his $2.5 million washington home and now the latest bombshell being reported by the sun times the $40,000 in campaign cash was used to buy it prolix watch for a female acquaintancea rolex watch for a female friend. as soon as the sun times story broke there were multiple reports that the congressman who came into victory tuesday has long been working with the fed's on the plea deal that would bear him jail time. his name came up in 2008 and led to the conviction of gov rod blagojevich, jackson denied involvement and was never charged. >> jackson has also been romantically linked to washington hostess and model it's the totality of all that has been reported that his former political allies in his own district turning their backs. >> #1 it's humiliating for your wife but also for us that live in the second congressional district and i'm angry with him for that. >> we are told that he remains at the mayo clinic tonight where he is being treated for bipolar disorder. >> in chicago fire capt killed in the line of dilido thed
it's a big impact. >> the alderman points to the states of new mexico and washington which already give driving permits to undocumented immigrants there has been a 25% decrease in both drunk driving accidents and traffic fatalities they say a judge's issuing a temporary stay today preventing the city from granting a demolition permit to the women's hospital buildings reservationist sued to strike it down to withdraw landmark status but western university now owns the building and they say they want to tear it down. outrage over an ad on cta bosses the entire muslim message that is creating local controversy and more than two weeks after sandy president obama goes to new york to assess the damage and offer help. and chilly temperatures are going away for a while here in chicago. ♪ ♪ ♪ pop goes the world ♪ ♪ it goes something like this ♪ [ female announcer ] pop in a whole new kind of clean with new tide pods... just one removes more stains than the 6 next leading pacs combined. pop in. stand out.some controversial ads are now on the sides of buses the b
just done amazing things >> no word if the senator will return to washington. his medical team says his progress thus far is remarkable. >> it started with just taking a few steps >> senator kirk wasn't the only "stair-master" facing a physical challenge today. 31-year-old zac vawter made the full 103 floor climb while wearing a groundbreaking prosthetic leg controlled by his thoughts. vawter's right leg was amputated after a 20-09 motorcycle accident. his surgeon repositioned the exposed nerves to new spots in his hamstring, "rewiring" the nerves for future prosthetic use. vawter has been working with the rehabilitation institute of chicago in testing the device. now he just needs to think "climb stairs" and the leg responds accordingly. >> i go up the stairs just like you would. it is processing the signals >> the leg is built out of aluminum alloys and weighs about nine pounds. zac's willis tower climb was the bionic leg's first test in the public eye. coming up on wgn news... updated information on the funeral of captain herbert johnson.. the chicago firefighter who died frid
campaign cash to buy furniture for their washington d.c. home and of using political money to pay for it watch for his mistress it would appear that the jackson marriages being tested yet again. you really never want to play on somebody's love for somebody else, to make them do something that they otherwise wouldn't do. even though you want their cooperation. it's a powerful tool and the feds are not afraid to use it today that meier shares little about the scandal that is all the talk around town he like others is waiting for the full story. today sandy jackson avoided city hall her husband remains with his parents in minnesota and as an outpatient only at the mayo clinic. when you are looking at your spouse or people in your family, that seems to be the government's m zero..o. other spouse's significant others connected to political corruption scandals in the past no indictment today and no comment from either in the jackson camp tonight. word that investigators may be branching out to include the congressman's wife. patty and rod blagojevich thanks for coming in. welcome let's
washington said because of the ballot measure he and another county attorney are dropping pending cases of marijuana. federal drug law al was use of the drug in all circumstances but colorado's top measure also requires users to write regulations on how it can be sold with commercial sales starting as early as 2014. there seems to be no point to me to continuing to try to talk to people put them in jail, get criminal records and people for conduct which is going to be legal in a couple of weeks. >> 17 states in d.c. allow marijuana use for medicinal purposes the federal drug law prohibits use of the drug. american airlines say they have reached an agreement in principle with its pilots, and a statement they say the deal addresses the issues most important to pilots, it still must be approved by 8000 pilots that fly for american, the airline filed for bankruptcy one year ago and is trying to cut costs, during negotiations they struggled with flight delays and cancellations. america's 16th president gets the spielberg makeover, and the fighting at line 9 all whatever it takes, get to
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on their cynicism towards the pace of progress in washington and says that his economic plan has been tried in the past and failed. >> governor romney has used all of his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly, the very same policies we have been cleaning up after for the last four years. and he is offering them up as change. >> romney sayshitting battleground states as well today he is continuing to hammer the president on the economy and said that obama hasn't managed to turn things around over the last four years and romney says it's time to give someone with economic experience a shot at running things. attacking me does not make an agenda it doesn't get people back to work. we don't need a secretary of business to understand business we need a president who understands business and i do. he went on to say he knows the president's supporters are chanting for more years in t. has a new chance, five more days. the highest ranking penn state official to be charged in what the state attorney general says was a conspiracy of silence cov
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